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Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
the illinois state senate. > > you also talk about bill clinton. he had dealings with the koch brothers too. > > not only dealings. we wouldn't have had bill clinton without the koch brothers. people talk about the koch brothers as if they're republicans. right now they've invested - they don't make donations, they make investments - in the romney campaign. and they gave $150,000 illegally to bob dole. he got caught, he had to give it back. but then they gave $100,000 to create the democratic leadership council, which is the vehicle that this guy from arkansas rode right into the white house. > > very quickly, why aren't media reporters like you digging these facts up? > > i think they don't have my hat, and even more important is that they don't have the producers that do the old style investigative reporting. i work for bbc. i'm on the top of the nightly news there, the front page of the big paper the guardian. people really don't want to know in america that their elections have been bought up. the subtitle of "billionaires & ballot bandits" is "how to steal an election in 9
Oct 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
daley, a veteran of both the clinton and obama administrations, agreed. 'that's the paramount thing we should have as the focus of people. yes, thinking for thinking's sake is good, but when you're trying to put together an education system, what's the end result? a better society, a more productive society.' in addition to their own ideas, the speakers also shared some insights on grading the ideas of political candidates. 'what should a voter consider when looking at ideas to fix the economy, what's most important? 'what's realistic to get accomplished. not what the philosophy is, but what can actually get done to implement that philosophy. 'any presidential candidate out there that says we should fire bernanke and follow tighter monetary policy, that's probably pretty bad news for the economy. there is no shortage of ideas when it comes to ways to fix the economy. as for those that will work best, voters will decide that on november 6. reporting outside chicago ideas week, i'm paul eggers, first business news. ideas week started last year in chicago as a non-profit by the same gu
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